The Sundial

Food expiration dates create waste in the U.S.

Anne Christensen

October 9, 2013

We've all done it: pulled a carton of milk from the fridge and looked at the date stamped on the side. The milk looks fine, but it's three days overdue. Down the drain it goes. The same applies to stale bread and mottled bananas. Straight into the trash. Farrah Masoumi, 21, said food waste is a proble...

Your trash may be someone else’s dinner

Your trash may be someone else's dinner

Jake Fredericks

October 8, 2013

If you’re one of the 50 million Americans struggling with hunger every day, you needn’t look further than your neighbor’s trash. In 2011, the United States tossed approximately 36 million tons (or 72,000,000 pounds!) of edible food into waste bins, according to The Environmental Protection Agency (...

More to trash than just waste

Aimee Lastrella

January 24, 2011

So we are back to school. It's a new year and a new semester. Personally, my new year's resolution was to help the world be more green and less wasteful. And to be honest, I feel like I have failed because we've been without a green post in over a month. I have so many eco-friendly ideas and blogs...

Television gets trashy

Television gets trashy

Aimee Lastrella

September 23, 2010

As if television wasn’t dirty enough, on Wed. Sept. 29- it gets even trashier. CNBC plans on premiering “Trash Inc.: The Secret Life of Garbage,” a new documentary that takes a deeper look into our garbage, where it goes and who profits from the stuff we throw out. Garbage really doesn’t ...

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